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needlepoint

noun nee·dle·point \-ˌpint\

: designs made by covering a piece of cloth with small stitches

: the activity or art of making needlepoint

Full Definition of NEEDLEPOINT

1
:  lace worked with a needle over a paper pattern
2
:  embroidery done on canvas usually in simple even stitches across counted threads
needlepoint adjective

Examples of NEEDLEPOINT

  1. She sold her needlepoint at the arts and crafts fair.
  2. Her hobbies include knitting and needlepoint.

First Known Use of NEEDLEPOINT

1865

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